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: well, lesli right now we're waiting for the president's supporters to start arriving here. a couple of thousand supporters. it will be quite different than what it was in 2008 when hundreds of thousands of people gathered in chicago's grant park for the president's victory celebration. but right now, they're just doing sound checks getting the stage ready. the president today he conducted interviews with tv and radio stations in battleground states and even played a game of basketball a tradition on election day. his team won and he was joined by former nba player scottie pippen and education secretary arne duncan. he was in good spirits and joking around during the game and he's really confident lesli. >> but not -- not even in the least bit a little nervous in particular because his opponent kind of broke from tradition and went out and did some very visual campaigning today? >> reporter: and i think that's why the president took time out today to do those slight interviews with -- satellite interviews with the tv and video stations in crucial states, this will be a close night. t
was spearheaded by joleen ivy after leslie johnson pleaded guilty in the corruption scandal of her husband. initially, leslie johnson refused to step down from office. she eventually did and pleaded guilty to the charges. if question 3 passes, a politician will be suspended from office at the moment he or she is found guilty. >>> people in virginia have been waiting in long lines since the polls opened this morning. the commonwealth is playing a key part in the presidential and u.s. senate races. tom costello has more on that. >> good day from the greater richmond area. at this polling place, the biggest polling precinct, we are told in all of this county, they were lined up before the sun came up, about 300 people lined up here at this polling place at about 6:00 in the morning. the earliest voter was standing in line at 3:30 this morning. it's critical along with three other counties to decide how this vote goes. fairfax county is critical, of course. prince william county and loudoun county. this state went for president obama in 2008 then voted for a republican governor. so, it is purp
overwhelmingly passed question three. it was proposed offer councilwoman leslie johnson pleaded guilty in the corruption scandal of her husband, former prince george's county executive jack johnson. initially, leslie johnson refused to step down from office. she eventually did step down and pled guilty to the charges. question three says a politician will be suspended from office at the moment he or she is found guilty and is automatically removed when the appeals process is finished. >>> 6:48 now. in the district we will see a new face on the d.c. council. in a major upset, incumbent michael brown lost his seat to independent david grosso. meanwhile, vincent orange easily won re-election. news 4's derrick ward is live with more on that election. >> reporter: good morning. it took somewhere around 20,000 votes to unseat michael brown. as you said, an independent at large council challenger david grosso was the political newcomer who won the battle against brown. brown has faced allegations of spending impropriety in his campaign as well as questions about the operation of a nonprofit t
it after leslie johnson pleaded guilty to a corruption case. she initially refused to step down. but eventually she did resign. >>> in the district, vote letters cast their ballots to fill the council chair seat by kwame brown. the winner will complete brown's term which runs through january of 2015. brown, you will recall, resigned back in june after admitting he gave false information on applications to give bank loans worth more than $200,000. d.c. residents have a few more hours to vote on three measures folksed on preventing corruption in the wilson building. proposed charmter amendment 5 asks if members should have the power to expel a member for gross misconduct. the council would have to have a super majority. amendment 6 would make a person leave office and be banned from ever serve in office again. amendment 7 would apply the same penalties to the city's mayor. >>> and make news 4 and nbc washington.com your election headquarters tonight. we'll have live continuing coverage throughout the evening. still ahead, we'll see what's buzzing on social media this election day.
if they are part of the street. if they are not, we have to do all of this investigatory stuff. and leslie kayaleh the last resort -- and lastly, the last resort would be to sign a provisional about it. i do not think people do the research to see that they can be prosecuted. in 2010 when dan eloida was elected, there were some questionable things going on in bridgeport. i believe in a fair process of voting. i have actually kicked out of the lawyers, or told them that people cannot bring paraphernalia that influences any other boater. -- voter. i am very honest about my job. i am not allowed to stay darn thing about who people should vote for. that is not my job. my job is to make sure the voting is fair. that is what i'm going to be doing tomorrow. i think you guys are leaning toward the democrats. host: michael, by "q geist" who do you mean -- by "you guys" who do you mean? caller: he is more on the side of the republicans that on the democrats. i do not trust this process of these guys checking out the polls because i think the are leaning toward the democrats. everybody does their job and th
plays the woman leslie on the show. she's had a long crush on biden. in the show, she describes her ideal man as having the brains of george clooney and the body of joe biden. [ laughter ] we'll see that episode next week. >> bill: that's going to be fun. just let him go. >> joe biden is sort of a situation comedy. i would watch him! biden cam. >> nate silver's celebrity status has skyrocketed since the popular 538 "new york times" blogger correctly predicted 49 out of 50 state vote outcomes and he could go 50-50 depending on how florida turns out. sales of his book have jumped 850% on amazon. the signal and the noise now number two right behind the third wheel diary of a wimpy kid book seven. >> bill: nate silver, he was either going to have egg on his face on wednesday morning or celebrated as right on once again. >> nate silver said the data matters more than anything else. that's what he happens with the signal versus the noise. don't be emotional about the data. read it and understand it. he did. >> i
was doing my job without any complex adventures for the beings would make money leslie on the taxpayer backs, i wasn't necessarily told i was wrong. i was told my concern was misplaced. we didn't need to worry about it they said that they factor to untrue figurative pat on the box. he would not never risk over that of the public policy purpose of this program. and i really want to stress this is not just the bush people, this exact same mantra came after the election by the obama gave her treasury official. the exact same word cleaning to this greenspan notion the reputation of risk is that we need. i remember thinking to myself, where have these guys been the last couple years? how could they a map of the things who put profit over everything. in particular, the reputation. then i realized where they had been. merrill lynch. bear stearns, bank of america, goldman sachs, goldman sachs, goldman sachs. everywhere you look to someone from goldman sachs. i realize they brought the wall street ideology within to government and one of the reasons why we saw this incredibly deferential ballot on su
and will not set women back 50 years and finally leslie says i think equal pay for equal work is the most pressing issue for women this election. what do you think? i'll get back to you on that. this is referring to the 2009 lilly ledbetter fair pay act and i know, diane, you spoke to governor romney about this. he said while he didn't support it at the time, if he were elected he would not repeal it. but that lack of support, i think, did influence a number of women out there. >> yes, and then ultimately he wouldn't tell me. he would not say whether he, indeed, would have signed it if it came to his desk. i don't believe he ever said he would have signed it if it came to his desk. so, cokie, on this issue of the single ladies out there and other women -- what do you think? >> i'm certainly seeing single ladies being overwhelmingly for president obama as they were four years ago and there's no real falloff there, but i was just looking to see if we had a number on that abortion question to see if that seems to be the indicator. the problem is people tend to say when you ask about, you know, what i
, working with romney for president, and seeming leslie with the state party and put together a grass roots network. we good it with fewer resources than the contracts had at first and certainly with less team because we had to go through a primary process first. i'm proud of the of our volunteers, i'm proud of the way we worked with boston and everybody tonight ought to be extremely proud of the work that you have done. i'm happy to tell that you in ohio we are seeing some good results. we had good turnout in southwest ohio and some of the swing areas we have some early voting results in now. places like lake county that some of you follow or hamilton county we are seeing better than expected early voting results for us. and frankly worse than expected for the democrats. we've also seen some good results in coal country tonight, belmont county. so we are doing what we expected to do in energy counties in ohio. and that encourages me a lot. you remember during the campaign that mitt talk a lot about this friday night -- >> okay. that's senator rob portman calling in via skype talking to the
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